'American Sniper' Adds $3.8 Million on Wednesday; 'The Boy Next Door' Takes $0.84 MillionJanuary 29, 2015 06:25 AM

by BoxOffice Staff

Warner Bros. reports that American Sniper added another $3.8 million to its haul on Wednesday, down 49 percent from the same day last week. The biopic has earned $213.4 million domestically to-date, putting it just 2.5 percent behind the pace of 2004's The Passion of the Christ. BoxOffice is forecasting a third consecutive weekend victory for the film over the upcoming Super Bowl weekend.

The Boy Next Door took in $0.84 million yesterday, giving it a 6-day total of $17.8 million. That puts it 19.5 percent ahead of star Jennifer Lopez's The Back-Up Plan.

The Wedding Ringer claimed third place on Wednesday with $0.72 million, down 38 percent from the same day last week. The Kevin Hart-led comedy as brought in $41.8 million through its first 13 days of release.

Oscar contender The Imitation Game was up 3 percent from last Wednesday to $0.55 million yesterday. Its domestic total now stands at $62.2 million.

Paddington capped off the top five with $0.45 million, a healthy 20 percent drop from last week. The well-received animated adaptation has gathered $41.6 million at the domestic box office thus far.

Meanwhile, Mortdecai added $0.28 million yesterday -- giving it a six-day cume of $5.16 million. Strange Magic now stands at $6.25 million through six days with its $0.21 million Wednesday take.

Daily Domestic Gross Mon, May. 20 2002

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, May. 20 2002LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones$10,660,048-56%3,161--$3,372$120,828,4831Fox
2Spider-Man$4,308,512-67%3,6150$1,192$289,881,9933Sony / Columbia
4About a Boy$983,042-57%1,207--$814$9,540,8261Universal
5The New Guy$496,488-69%2,6870$185$17,803,5192Sony / Columbia
6Changing Lanes$271,245-66%2,158-352$126$61,759,8026Paramount
7The Scorpion King$254,641-70%2,555-664$100$85,447,0225Universal
8Murder by Numbers$162,720-64%1,580-536$103$30,074,2545Warner Bros.
9The Rookie (2002)$114,386-73%1,849-268$62$70,626,9728Disney
10Ice Age$111,434-69%1,184-540$94$172,480,60110Fox